I came across a blog post recently, outlining how to clean a sewing machine (which I can’t find to share for you, sorry!). I remember thinking — you need to do that? I’ve never done that! This week, after I finished Izzy’s duffle bag and had decided to take a brief sewing break, I decidedContinue reading “Cleaning my Sewing Machine”
Category Archives: Household
Shop frugally, shop rarely!
I’ve discovered a great new way to save money on my grocery bill! It’s a simple tip: wait until the very last minute to do your shopping. How on earth does this save you money? Read on Macduff … First up, if you are anything like me, then every time you step into the groceryContinue reading “Shop frugally, shop rarely!”
New ironing board cover
I have been doing a lot more sewing lately, as I start making gifts for people, and repairing items I would normally stuff in a box and forget about. The other day I was trimming apart some Half Square Triangles (quilting! I will post on this project soon 🙂 ) and I put the pointContinue reading “New ironing board cover”
Tutorial: Pillowcase seam repair
After our recent holidays I found myself with a lot of washing and sorting to do. This morning I came across this pillowslip, which had torn open where the pillow is inserted: This has been bugging me for a while, because it’s such a lovely pillowslip (I used this when I was growing up andContinue reading “Tutorial: Pillowcase seam repair”